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Monday Round-up

On Sunday, L. Gordon Crovitz had an op-ed about Bilski v. Kappos in the The Wall Street Journal.

The Newark Star-Ledger’s editorial board is calling for eminent domain reform in New Jersey, citing Kelo v. New London as the main reason for reform.

The New York Times has two opinion pieces on last week’s oral arguments in Graham v. Florida and Sullivan v. Florida.

The Los Angeles Times has a piece on the slow pace of confirmations for President Obama’s judicial nominations.

Chicago Public Radio has a short podcast and piece on former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s attempts to delay his corruption trial. Next month the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a challenge to the “honest services fraud statute,” which Blagojevich has also been charged with violating. Blagojevich’s lawyers are asking for a delay pending the Court decision.

Finally, Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that Justice Sonia Sotomayor will not be posing for Annie Leibowitz and Vogue because of her busy schedule.